A History of Asia

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HarperCollins College Publishers, 1996 - Asia - 461 pages
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A History of Asia places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the major Asian traditions and between Asia and the western world. The second edition includes a new chapter on Japan, increased coverage of social history, urban history, women, and the environment, and an updated bibliography.

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Introduction Monsoon Asia as a Unit of Study
Prehistoric Asia
The Civilization of Ancient India

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Murphey is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham, England.

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